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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments. Each year, it is held in a different Wisconsin county, on a different host family farm. For more information, please click “Read More”.

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Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest

Preserving Wisconsin’s Harvest

A Lunchtime Learning Series regarding food safety and food preservation is being held at UW-Extension La Crosse County. It is a webinar-based session every Monday from Noon to 1 p.m. and registration is required. To learn about the topics and how to register, please click “Read More”.

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La Crosse Interstate Fair 2014

La Crosse Interstate Fair 2014

Mark your calendar…July 16-20, 2014 for the La Crosse Interstate Fair located on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds in West Salem. So, come one, come all! For more information please click “read more”.

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Comparison of Annual Costs Associated with Home Ownership

Comparison of Annual Costs Associated with Home Ownership

The intent of this report is to calculate and consider the true costs of homeownership in various municipalities throughout La Crosse County. While tax rate differences are often cited as a major reason people choose their housing location, tax rate differences do not alone represent the full financial considerations necessary for homeownership. For more information, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Insects

Hands on Gardening – Insects

Steve Huntzicker talks about getting rid of unwanted insects in the garden, specifically the cucumber beetle. To view this week’s Hands on Gardening, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – June Pruning

Hands on Gardening – June Pruning

Believe it or not, June is a good time to prune, especially the springtime flowering bushes. Steve Huntzicker gives you specifics in this week’s Hands on Gardening. To view the segment, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Picking the Right Mulch

Hands on Gardening – Picking the Right Mulch

There are many different varieties of mulches to choose from and each one has pros and cons. Steve Huntzicker gives us tips on how to choose in this week’s Hands on Gardening. To view the segment, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Care for your Strawberry Patch

Hands on Gardening – Care for your Strawberry Patch

Steve Huntzicker talks about strawberries and how to care for them now and how to get a better harvest next year. To view this week’s Hands on Gardening, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Taking Aim at Invasive Plants

Hands on Gardening – Taking Aim at Invasive Plants

This week the topic is invasive species. Steve Huntzicker will give good information on how to identify invasive species and what to look for. To learn more about invasive plants, please click “Read More”.

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Wisconsin Crop Progress & Condition Report

Wisconsin Crop Progress & Condition Report

With crop insurance deadlines looming, producers were reportedly working into the night to plant, spread manure, and apply chemicals. For more information on Wisconsin Crop Progress Condition, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Planting Peppers

Hands on Gardening – Planting Peppers

Steve Huntzicker gives tips on growing peppers in your garden. To view this segment, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Planting Tomatoes

Hands on Gardening – Planting Tomatoes

As the weather gets warmer, it’s time to get the tomatoes in the ground. There is a variety of methods you can use. To learn more about planting tomatoes, please click “Read More”.

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Hands on Gardening – Getting Rid of Stinging Nettles

Hands on Gardening – Getting Rid of Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles are one of the problematic weeds now coming up. Steve Huntzicker gives some tips on how to get rid of them now and prevent them in the future. To view this segment please click “Read More”.

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Safe & Healthy: The Great Cutting Board Debate

Safe & Healthy: The Great Cutting Board Debate

Which is better, wooden or plastic cutting boards? Consumers may choose either wood or a nonporous surface cutting board such as plastic, marble, glass, or pyroceramic. Nonporous surfaces are easier to clean than wood, but wood has been shown to have some antimicrobial properties that make it a good choice too. Most importantly, take care to avoid cross contamination. To read the entire article, please click “Read More”.

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